Universalist  Society of Strafford
 South Strafford, Vermont
A Member of the  Unitarian Universalist Association


1st and 3rd Sundays
at 10 a.m.

Services held in  our historic church across from Barrett Hall in the warm months.

In Barrett Hall during the  colder months.

Sunday, December 4
  Finding Light
in the Darkness

Led by Rev. Telos Whitfield

John Freitag     
(802) 765-4003
P.O. Box 26
S. Strafford, VT 05070

Rev. Telos Whitfield







Our church celebrates freedom of belief and welcomes individuals and families of all backgounds and faiths. Unitarian Universalism does not advocate a particular creed. We come together because of our shared commitment to values and to ways of living, not to religious dogma. See “What Is UU?” for more about the long history and tradition of Unitarian Universalism.

The Strafford Universalist Society is the second oldest in Vermont and fourth oldest in the nation. Though the society was dormant for several years in the 1980s and 1990s, we are now growing again, meeting in the “new” church built in 1833 in South Strafford.We hope you will join us.

In December

Mardi Gras Celebration Planning Meeting on Friday, December 2, 9 am for our February 18 Mardi Grad Celebration, Hattie's Kitchen (former 132 Cafe) in So. Strafford. We'd love your help! Contact John Freitag or Rev. Telos with ideas.

Sunday, December 4, 10 am at Barrett Hall
Finding Light in the Darkness led by
Rev. Telos Whitfield

In this season, there is light in many places, known and unexpected, but it often requires nenewed focus. We will explore and celebrate the meaning of Advent in the Christian tradition, and the Jewish celebration of Chanukah, seasons of remembrance and light.

Business Meeting on Wednesday, December 7, 6:30 pm at Dick Holbrook's home on Rt. 132, So. Strafford. All are welcome.

Sunday, December 18, 5:30 PM
A Celebration of Winter Solstice!

We will gather at Lee Funston's home at 192 Justin Morrill Hwy in Strafford for a time of song, words, ritual and silence as we light a bonfire, share stories and honor this ancient tradition! If you can, bring a dish to share for our potluck supper and feel free to invite family and friends to join us.

Saturday, December, 5:00 PM
Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
First Universalist Church and Society of Barnard, Rte 12 in Barnard, Vt.





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 Save the Date

Our congregation will be hosting a Mardi Gras Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017